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Relationships aren’t easy. Here are 8 ways that you can reignite the romance when things feel like they’re burning out, dying, and stagnant.
Learn Your Love Languages
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts
“A quick and valuable read to help you better understand how you and your partner best like to express and receive love. Great for helping you see what you truly value in a partner and what your partner truly values in you.”
Unlock Erotic Intelligence
Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence
“It tells you how to have the security, stability, comfort, etc that are requirements for a healthy a LT relationship while at the same time creating the uncertainty, mystery, and risk that are requirements for passion.
The author is a therapist in NY and draws on cases to illustrate her points. It’s engaging, the topic is fascinating, and Perel has some refreshingly smart suggestions for maintaining or recapturing eroticism in relationships. Note that this book probably won’t resonate with everybody: some of her suggestions have a healthy disregard for the status quo, which the iconoclastic realist in me appreciates.
As an (um) firm believer that if people had better sex lives, the world would be a happier place, take my advice: don’t sleep on this one!”
Create A Shared Calendar
2022 Calendar – 12 Monthly Wall Calendar with Thick Paper
“Get a shared calendar and block of time and stick to it. No excuses. Commitment is showing each other by our actions that they and the relationship you have with them matters. Thats really all it comes down to.”
Leave Them Notes
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, Assorted Bright Colors, 3 in x 3 in
“Posting little post-its scattered around or messages in lipstick on the bathroom or even little written motivations / sexy notes snuck sneakily into her purse”
Gift Card To Their Favorite Spot At Discounted Prices (you don’t need to tell them that part)
Gift cards can be a disappointing gift when your expecting something. But a spontaneous gift card for your boo thing to their favorite restaurant or store can mean a lot! Card Cash offers discounted gift cards, sometimes over 20% off. Plus the button below will get you $5 coupon off your first purchase.
Give Them A Massage
MAJESTIC PURE Eucalyptus Mint Massage Oil, Invigorating & Refreshing
“The hormones that are released during a massage do more than encouraging stress-free communication. Touch stimulates your social hormones as well as dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin.
These hormones work together to lift your spirits and keep you happy long after the massage is done. During this time, you’ll experience increased amounts of affection for your partner. you may even find a new appreciation for them.”
Get A New Cologne
Cremo Bourbon & Oak Cologne Spray, A Sophisticated Blend of Distiller’s Spice, Fine Bourbon and White Oak, 3.4 Oz
“Everyone knows what it’s like to be powerfully affected by a partner’s smell—witness men who bury their noses in their wives’ hair and women who can’t stop sniffing their boyfriends’ T-shirts. And couples have long testified to the ways scent-based chemistry affects their relationships. “One of the most common things women tell marriage counselors is, ‘I can’t stand his smell,'” says Herz, the author of The Scent of Desire.”
Benchmark Bouquets Orange Roses and White Oriental Lilies, With Vase (Fresh Cut Flowers)
It’s a tried and true gift, but there is a reason it’s still the go-to gift of love! Here’s a tip: get her(or him) flowers when it’s NOT your anniversary, birthday, or holiday. A random bouquet of flowers will often be even more meaningful than one that’s only gotten out of necessity. Of course, it’s not a bad idea to get some flowers on those special occasions too.
I hope you found some inspiration in this list. Just remember, what you do doesn’t have to be big, the small things make a huge impact.
Great ideas! My husband and I will be together 18 years in June.
this is good to know
I like all the ideas always looking for new products to buy.
Some great ideas and advice.
I love the sticky note idea!
Sometimes I sneak a note into her coat pocket, she finds it later after she went to work or whenever. She likes it, Ive seen her discover it and it puts a smile on her face.
I like the book suggestions; those are both very good.
He always sends me cards and surprises me it always makes me feel special especially when I’m crazy busy (he’s retired) he takes such good care of me. I think I’ll start leaving some post it notes!
It’s always the little things ✨
too late for me but definitely great advice
the bourbon and oak does smell nice
I love exploring new ideas for things. Thanks
these are good ideas, i think everyone is struggling now
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Good info for all!
These are really good ideas .
I love all of your great ideas.
Sticky notes – yes!
Such great info.. Thanks so much..
Great information! Will have to try some of them.